Developing List of Potentially Relevant Innovations across 12 COVID-19 Categories
Innovations that may be ready to deploy, could be adapted for COVID-19 responses, or may inspire new much-needed solutions. TIP: Use the filters below to find specific innovations such as "COVID-19 Categories" for solutions in 1 of 12 categories or "COVID-19 Recognitions" for those identified for their COVID-19 efforts.
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        GAIA Mobile Health ClinicsUPDATED JUN 2021

        GAIA's mobile clinics provide access to critical healthcare at the far end of the road in rural Southern Africa and build the capacity of the local healthcare systems. To date, we've conducted over 2 million clinic visits.
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        HIV/AIDS, Health Systems, Primary Care and 5 moreSEE ALL
        HIV/AIDS, Health Systems, Primary Care, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Youth Friendly ServicesSEE LESS
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        Malawi
        MalawiSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        Testing
          
        Transport
          
        +1
          

        MusoUPDATED JUN 2021

        Proactive Community Case Management to Improve Child Survival
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Mali, Cote d'Ivoire
        Mali, Cote d'IvoireSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,250,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        RespiraWorks VentilatorUPDATED JUN 2021

        Designing and distributing a low-cost ventilator for the developing world - our mission is to build an open-source, high-quality ventilator for people in distress, wherever they are.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

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        OP VentUPDATED JUN 2021

        OP Vent is an open source ventilator design using a proportional solenoid valve.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        DrivedeckUPDATED JUN 2021

        Motivational AT system teaching, assessing & rehabilitation of disabled children and vulnerable adults using the essential human need for access to autonomous movement to stimulate mobility and communication outcomes.
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        Disability, Inclusive Education, Physical Development and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Disability, Inclusive Education, Physical Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Housing and Infrastructure, Inclusion, Mental Health, Social Development, Technology, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
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        Australia, Ireland, United Kingdom
        Australia, Ireland, United KingdomSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Aero Therapeutics, IncUPDATED MAY 2021

        Aero Therapeutics has developed a versatile low-cost respirator that self-sterilizes against bacteria and viruses named: PremieBreathe.
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        India, United States, Ethiopia
        India, United States, EthiopiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$430,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        Increasing access to fast and affordable home based primary health care services in AfricaUPDATED MAY 2021

        Clafiya is a platform that connects patients to Community Health Workers (CHWs) to provide home based primary care services via a USSD code
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        Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, Primary Care and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, Primary Care, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Gender Equity, Gender-based Violence, Health, Health Systems, Human Centered Design, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, School-to-Work Transition, Technology, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$25,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        #TujipangeKablaTupangwe (Let's organise our communities)UPDATED MAY 2021

        Virtual trauma-informed, peer support groups targeting community health volunteers (on the front line), human rights defenders, teachers, social workers, and security personnel contextualizing what it means to live daily with COVID-19 in Kenya.
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        Inclusion, Peace and Resilience, Social and Behavior Change and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Inclusion, Peace and Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, Child Protection, Citizen Participation, Gender-based Violence, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Mental Health, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
        TO DATE$60,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          

        Digital Farmer ServicesUPDATED MAY 2021

        A powerful community management platform that supports organizations to identify, profile, collect field data and provide services such as agricultural advisories, credit, insurance to rural folks around Africa.
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        Agriculture, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
        Agriculture, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & ConnectivitySEE LESS
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        Ghana
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        doctHERsUPDATED MAY 2021

        Leverage Technology to Connect Women & Improve Health (SDG 3), Promote Gender Equality (SDG 5), Provide dignified work (SDG 8), Reduce inequalities (SDG 10) and Coordinate sustainable partnerships for the SDG goals (SDG 17)
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity, Diaspora, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Human Centered Design, Inclusion, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Mental Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Public-Private Partnerships, Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
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        United States, Mexico, Pakistan
        United States, Mexico, PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,339,950 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Last-Mile ConnectivityUPDATED MAY 2021

        Bridges to Prosperity connects isolated rural communities to vital resources through the construction of trailbridges.
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        Agriculture, Community Transport Models, Economic Growth and Trade and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Community Transport Models, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, HealthSEE LESS
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        Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia, Peru, Bolivia, Honduras, Zambia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Timor-Leste, Sudan, Haiti, Kenya, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Panama, Mozambique, Colombia, Swaziland, UgandaSEE LESS
        Transport
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        U-ReportUPDATED MAY 2021

        U-Report is a platform where YOU speak out on issues YOU care about and have positive change in your community anywhere in the world.
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, Youth Engagement and Contribution and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, Youth Engagement and Contribution, Positive Youth DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        El Salvador, Thailand, Tanzania and 52 moreSEE ALL
        El Salvador, Thailand, Tanzania, Syria, Bolivia, Belize, Bangladesh, Liberia, Kiribati, Jamaica, Mozambique, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Serbia, Swaziland, Guinea, Burundi, Cameroon, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Haiti, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Romania, Malawi, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Mali, Pakistan, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Argentina, Iraq, France, Gambia, The, Ghana, GuatemalaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Food for Education (Akshaya Patra)UPDATED MAY 2021

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        Social and Behavior Change
        Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        India
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Eneza EducationUPDATED MAY 2021

        Spreading Education Everwhere
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        Entrepreneurship, Human Centered Design, Refugees and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Human Centered Design, Refugees, Data/Analytics, Education, Technology, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
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        Kenya, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire
        Kenya, Ghana, Cote d'IvoireSEE LESS
        TO DATE$35,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          

        Search for Common Ground: Media for Social ChangeUPDATED MAY 2021

        Search has employed media since our founding to amplify social movement toward peace. Media stirs up discussion across societies in conflict and models new ways to overcome differences. Our flagship series, The Team, broadcast in 21 countries.
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        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Peace and Resilience and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Peace and Resilience, Communications and Media, Conflict Response, Elections, Gender-based Violence, Political Process, Positive Youth Development, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Social and Behavior Change, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
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        Kenya, Morocco, Ethiopia and 18 moreSEE ALL
        Kenya, Morocco, Ethiopia, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nepal, Angola, Indonesia, Lebanon, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, United States, Yemen, Rwanda, Palestinian Territories, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Myanmar, TunisiaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Prevention
          

        Last Mile HealthUPDATED MAY 2021

        Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems by empowering teams of community-based health workers to bring life-saving healthcare to remote communities.

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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care and 8 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Digital Development, HIV/AIDS, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Sexual and Reproductive HealthSEE LESS
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        Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda, LiberiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,000,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        OperationASHAUPDATED MAY 2021

        eDOTS Biometric Identification for TB.
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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, TechnologySEE LESS
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        India, Cambodia, Tanzania
        India, Cambodia, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$981,324 Funds Raised
        Testing
          

        MobileformsUPDATED MAY 2021

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        Social & Micro Finance
        Social & Micro FinanceSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Precision Agriculture for DevelopmentUPDATED MAY 2021

        Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) is a global non-profit organization that harnesses technology, data science and behavioral economics to provide targeted information to empower farmers in developing countries to improve their lives.
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        Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology, Digital Development, Environment, Human Centered Design, ResilienceSEE LESS
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        India, Kenya, Pakistan and 5 moreSEE ALL
        India, Kenya, Pakistan, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        AtmaGoUPDATED MAY 2021

        Building a movement to empower communities from the ground up - Neighbors helping Neighbors.
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        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health, Communication with Communities, Gender Equity, Good GovernanceSEE LESS
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        Indonesia, United States
        Indonesia, United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,570,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        Ubongo: Edutainment Made in Africa, for AfricaUPDATED MAY 2021

        We leverage the power of entertainment, the reach of mass media and the deep insights of kid-centered design to bring fun, localized edutainment to millions of kids in Africa.
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        Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Social Development and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Social Development, Basic Education, Education, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Malawi, ZambiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$3,197,094 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        Simprints: transforming the way the world fights povertyUPDATED MAY 2021

        Simprints builds technology to radically increase transparency and effectiveness in global development, making sure that every vaccine, every dollar, every public good reaches the people who need them most.
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        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology, All Sectors, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Gender-based Violence, Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda, Zambia, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,498,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        MomConnectUPDATED MAY 2021

        MomConnect uses mobile technologies to provide health information to pregnant women and new mothers via SMS and WhatsApp. It also enables women to reach out with questions, and establishes a feedback loop to improve healthcare services
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Health Systems, Nutrition and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Health Systems, Nutrition, Parent & Family Engagement, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary CareSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        South Africa
        South AfricaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$824,543 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        NewGlobeUPDATED MAY 2021

        NewGlobe supports visionary governments to transform public education systems, the cornerstone of a prosperous, equitable, and peaceful society. The varied NewGlobe portfolio includes several government public transformation programmes, our range of well-known Bridge community school programmes, and our Learning Collaborative.
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        Evidence & Impact, Public-Private Partnerships, Digital Development and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Evidence & Impact, Public-Private Partnerships, Digital Development, Education, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Kenya, India, Nigeria and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Kenya, India, Nigeria, Uganda, Liberia, ChinaSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Healthy EntrepreneursUPDATED MAY 2021

        Healthy Entrepreneurs delivers effective and affordable health products and services to the last mile, hard-to-reach populations in Sub Saharan Africa, through a network of 5,000 Community Health Entrepreneurs in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi
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        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health, Inclusion, Social and Behavior Change, Supply ChainsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$6,496,485 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

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